Sports science suggests not.
Most people follow fixed time periods when it comes to recovery. The latest research calls this into question.
Jamaican Usain Bolt is often hailed as the greatest athlete of all time. But when you crunch the numbers, his name doesn't come top of the list.
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The fastest male and female sprinters attain incredible top running speeds with peaks in excess of 44km per hour and 38km per hour, respectively, in the men's and women's 100m races.